Spindale Budget proposal presented Monday

Budget Amendment for $12,000 in legal fees

[l-r] Glen Harmon, Ben Edwards, Nancy Walker, Mayor Mickey Bland, James Hamilton, (Finance Director – Cathy Swafford), Town manager Scott Webber

SPINDALE — The Spindale Board of Commissioners had their first look at the FY 2017–2018 budget presented by Town Manager Scott Webber. The manager suggests keeping property taxes at .683 per $100 valuation for the fourth year in a row.

The budget total is $4,086,166. Of that number, $3.2 Million is in the General Fund and the balance in the Enterprise Fund.

  • The budget contains an increase in capital spending for facility improvement.
  • No increase in sewer fees.

The General Fund will increase over last year.

FY 2017-2018 $2,862,166 over FY 2016-2017 $2,780,261

The budget remains fluid until June 19, 2017. The public will have the opportunity to speak to the commissioners about the budget at the public hearing on June 19, 2017.

A copy of the budget is available at Town Hall.

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